The clergyman—whose detention in Turkey generated an outcry from evangelicals—had just returned to the U.S. after being held for nearly two years.
Pope Francis shows an affinity for Paul VI and set a goal to make him a saint. He views Romero as a true martyr who was gunned down while working with El Salvador's poor.
The Islamophobia that Donald Trump has made his own arose in the decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union, once the boogeyman of Communism was removed from the quiver of the American right.
Iraq's newly appointed prime minister is not in Iran cat’s paw, but his government will inevitably have warm relations with Iran, and where it can, buck the Trump administration.
The "provisional agreement" resolves one of the major sticking points in recent years and may pave the way for formal diplomatic ties between the Holy See and Beijing after seven decades.
With a timely perspective and candid interviews with figures on both sides of the debate, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s new documentary explores the transformation of a medical procedure into a wedge issue.
The 138 Somali-American Muslim workers lost their jobs at a Colorado meatpacking plant after they were refused prayer breaks.
Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, head of a delegation of U.S. Catholic leaders going to the Vatican to discuss the abuse crisis, is accused of not doing enough to stop a priest now arrested on sexual misconduct charges.
"I've never seen anything like this before," says one activist about the laity's engagement in seeking reforms amid new revelations of sex abuse by priests and allegations of widespread cover-ups.